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A Smoky, Then Sweet Lunch

March 26, 2015

Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.

I recently began shopping on Good Eggs, a grocery delivery service that offers food from local farms and artisan makers. And I've fallen hard for the baked salmon salad they sell -- the baked salmon is mashed with smoked salmon and mayonnaise, need I say more? It's easy to make, but I'm happy to buy it. Good Eggs also features excellent local breads like the buttery Pullman loaf I used to nestle the salmon. To complete the sandwich, I reached for arugula and these pickled mustard seeds from our shop. Dessert was Alice Medrich's Chocolate Pudding and sour cream-whipped cream, leftover from a dinner I'd made for a friend.

What's in your lunch today? See some of the twins' past lunches.

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A New Way to Dinner, co-authored by Food52's founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, is an indispensable playbook for stress-free meal-planning (hint: cook foundational dishes on the weekend and mix and match ‘em through the week).

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4 Comments

Shalini March 26, 2015
Yum yum yum!!
 
Jessica T. August 11, 2015
Hi Amanda! Good Eggs has closed the operations in NY, www.ourharvest.com is a great alternative. I would love to tell you more about it! We are an online farmers market that source all of our products locally and fresh. Plus for every order over $25 we donate a meal to a local pantry or food bank. We source from the best providers: Cascun farms, Norwich Meadows, Invincible Farms, etc. If you are interested, please let me know! My email is [email protected]
 
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Amanda H. August 11, 2015
I'm so glad you left a comment -- thanks for this. I've shared it with colleagues as well!
 
Jessica T. August 11, 2015
Great! Thanks so much for sharing Amanda! Feel free to forward my information to any of them. I would be happy to answer any questions.